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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Early batches of Adam From the Wood were aged in bourbon barrels for over 7 years, while the 2011 release spent 3-4 years in Elijah Craig bourbon barrels. Occasionally available draft and bottles at the brewery only in limited quantities.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, - NOV 14, 2012
2011 Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma is super bourbon forward, I get vanilla, oak, leather, dark fruits of raisins and dates, tobacco, sugary notes, almost toasty notes and molasses. The flavor follows the nose, lots of bourbon, wood and vanilla, along with the molasses, dark fruits, leather funk, tobacco, toasty notes, darker sugar and tobacco. Body is on the lighter side of full with an oily mouth feel. Overall a really nice version of Adam!


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (6085) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2016
355ml bottle @ Hair of the Dog, Portland, OR. 2015 vintage. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma of ripe fruits, plums, wood, oak, bourbon, vanilla, toffee and syrup. Taste is smooth, slick and warming with loads of ripe fruits, plums, wood, oak, bourbon, vanilla, toffee and syrup. Finish is smooth and syrupy with loads of ripe fruits, bourbon, oak, wood and vanilla. Quite heavy and massive slow sipper, but really well balanced and tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ippopotamo36 (1485) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 10, 2016
At the HofD brewery in Portland-USA. 2014 bottle. Dark mou dark caramel pour, no head. Nose: vanilla shake, bourbon, more sweet vanilla. Mouth: light/sweet roast start, bourbon, a bit chili finish. Mamma Mia!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
linusb (610) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
A: Deep dark brown, no head at all. N: Vanilla, bourbon, liqourice T: Oak, figs, raisins, cedar, vanilla O: WOW! This is amazing! What a flavour bomb! Amazing!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abio (1831) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2016
Way to expensive, but besides that, this one is one to really enjoy. What a nice full taste, so much going on in every drop of this brew.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MelvinKalksma (690) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2016
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016
Aroma:
Malts, bourbon, butterscotch, vanilla and wood.

Appearance:
Turbid brown beer with a very slight light brown head.

Taste/Palate:
Medium sweet and slightly bitter with roasted malts, dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and wood.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlasgowTAD (1212) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2016
Pours opaque black with a slight violent tinge through it. Aroma is caramel, raisins, vanilla, bourbon and oak, Taste is sweet caramel, sweet vanilla, bourbon, oak, raisins, chocolate sweet, cocoa, alco heat. Full body.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (8809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle at Stuu666’s. Pours dark brown with a no real head. Aromas of oak, booze, caramel, vanilla, cream. Taste is chocolate, creamy, booze. Hot finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kirunavinter (35) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle (2015). Pours a dark brown color with no head. Big oaky/sweet bourbon aroma along with raisins, molases and vanilla. Taste of vanilla, bourbon, malts, raisins and dark fruits with a lingering alcohol heat. Very creamy mouthfeel with a big body. Big and lingering aftertaste of vanilla and bourbon. Really good.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
Rating #1678 - #CBC2015 Beer 63 - Day 4 - On tap at HOTD w/ Ferris. Pours an opaque dark reddish brown color, almost black. Very little white head that bubbles away quickly. Nice aroma of oak, vanilla, bourbon, alcohol, roasted malts, raisin. Smooth mouthfeel, taste of oak, vanilla, toffee, medium alcohol warmth on the palate, full bodied, lingering sweetness. Love the colour and depth that these Bourbon barrels have brought to this brew. Exquisite.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (895) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - FEB 1, 2016
Dark brown color with basically no head. Aroma is intense on dried fruits, mostly figs and plums, with a fortified wine character. Taste is also very fruit forward, sweet but not cloying, syrupy, sticky, woody, intense and complex. Body is heavy, almost flat, a bit boozy as well. Feels like a liquor. Complex taste and aroma but feels too boozy and flat to be up there with the best of the style.


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